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Lufthansa in contact with Norwegian as airlines size up deals


BERLIN/OSLO Lufthansa is in contact with Norwegian Air Shuttle, which is also the subject of bid interest from British Airways owner IAG, as the German airline looks to get involved in an expected wave of deals in the sector, its CEO told a newspaper.

Russia tells Norway its plan to increase U.S. Marines undermines trust

MOSCOW Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Friday that Norway's plans to more than double the number of U.S. Marines stationed there undermined trust between Moscow and Oslo, the Interfax news agency reported.

World, Jun 15 2018

Russia vows consequences after Norway invites more U.S. Marines

OSLO Russia vowed on Thursday to retaliate for a plan by Norway to more than double the number of U.S. Marines stationed there.

World, Russia, Jun 14 2018

Norway to invite more U.S. Marines, for longer and closer to Russia

OSLO Norway will ask the United States to more than double the number of U.S. Marines stationed in the country in a move that could raise tensions with its eastern neighbor Russia.

World, Russia Jun 12 2018

Norwegian Air says Rolls-Royce engine problem a concern

OSLO Europe's third biggest budget airliner Norwegian Air said on Monday that summer traffic is running well but expressed concern about Rolls-Royce engine problems.

Aerospace & Defense, Jun 11 2018

World's top wealth fund opposed Musk's double role at Tesla

OSLO Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund said on Wednesday it had backed an initiative to wrest the role of chairman away from Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk.

Tech, Jun 06 2018

Aid groups want Macron's assurances on Yemen meet co-chaired by Saudis

PARIS Almost 30 aid groups wrote to French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday evening threatening to shun a conference on Yemen co-chaired by Saudi Arabia, one of the warring parties, unless France as host ensured its aims were purely humanitarian, not political.

Norway hopes for bilateral UK trade talks during Brexit transition

OSLO Norway hopes to open bilateral trade talks with Britain before London's transition period to leave the European Union ends in 2020, as Brussels seems willing to show some flexibility on the question, the Norwegian foreign minister said on Friday.

World, May 25 2018

Norway worried by intensified Russian naval activity

LONDON Russia has increased its naval activity in international waters close to Norway and its military capabilities are a growing concern, Norway's navy chief said on Thursday.

World, Russia, May 24 2018

Exclusive: Norway not happy with Gazprom-OMV asset swap deal: energy minister

OSLO Norway is not happy with an asset swap deal between Austria's OMV and Gazprom that would give the Russian gas giant access to the Norwegian continental shelf, the minister in charge of approving the deal has told Reuters in Norway's first comments on the matter.

Russia, May 16 2018